Details of Dinky 237 Mercedes Benz Racing Car
The Dinky Mercedes Benz Racing Car. Released October 1957 in a picture box priced at 3/8. Advertised in the July 1958 Meccano Magazine for 3/3. In May 1959 the price was 2/11. For a period during 1960 & 1961, the model came in a red and yellow plain printed box. In February 1961 the price was 3/3. Then in May 1962 it increased to 3/6, in January 1964 to 3/11, in July 1966 to 4/- and in 1968, its last year in the catalogue to 4/6. In 1961 fitted spun aluminium hubs. The original price was 3/8 . It was available in white finish at 1:45 scale. Released as Dinky 237 in 1957 withdrawn as Dinky 237 in 1968.
Bruce Hoy (Dinky News)
George's Good Stuff
Base:tin plate base
Origin:Made in England
Vehicle type:racing car
Wheels:cast ridged hubs, shaped spun hubs, tyres with tread
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